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There is a new publishing press in Redlands, California and a driven team behind it, including five sisters.

August 4th, 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. Today, artists are still demanding change.

In this interview, Jess Yowell of Elyssar Press got to sit down with Alice Pero and and Vera Campion to discuss their collaborative book called Beyond Birds and Answers.

The Virtual Book Launch of "The Beirut Call," celebrates a crucial anthology about resilience & resistance culture in Lebanon. The Beirut Call (Elyssar Press, 2021) features artists, poets, authors, and activists, whose academics testimonials, analyses, narratives, and stories inspire and demand social change.

This collection from Elyssar Press features the work of 21 artists, poets, professors, and activists, who together are exploring the theme of how—in the words of Dr. Mitri Raheb—“art is a necessity” and “a political tool.”

The 800-meter dash (aka, the short story) demands the endurance of a long-distance event (aka, the novel) with the bursts of a quick sprints (aka, the poem). It is the impossible race.

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